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Mike Zyda

Advisor Greater Los Angeles Area, US

Advisor, Sugarcane Development and Advisor, Ollie. University of California, San Diego grad.

Advisor, Sugarcane Development and Advisor, Ollie. University of California, San Diego grad.

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Founder

The MOVES Institute
The NPSNET Research Group, Naval Postgraduate School

Advisor

e4e Interactive
Ollie
EmSense Corporation
iSportGames
Cynergen
Sugarcane Development
Cynergen
EmSense Corporation
e4e
iSportGames

Positions

CEO 411 DTLA July 2014 - present
Trustee to the Non-Profit The Fight Against Obesity Foundation 2009 - present
Director USC GamePipe Laboratory January 2005 - present
Chairman Happynin' Games October 2009 - December 2012
Advisor Cynergen 2010 - October 2012
Science Advisor EmSense Corporation January 2004 - October 2011
Advisor e4e 2009 - March 2011
Advisor iSportGames 2007 - July 2010
Professor of Computer Science Naval Postgraduate School March 1984 - January 2005
Director & Founder The MOVES Institute October 2000 - December 2004
Director & Founder The NPSNET Research Group, Naval Postgraduate School January 1986 - October 2000

Education

Washington University, St. Louis Computer Science August 1978 - January 1984
University of Massachusetts, Amherst Computer & Information Science August 1976 - July 1978
University of California, San Diego Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences/Bioengineering 1972 - 1976
Chatsworth High School 1970 - 1972

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Rohit .
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation. Previously Graduate Student Software Developer, USC Annenberg Innovation Lab.
Mike Zyda is highly motivated, and very professional in his mindset. He makes sure that the tasks get done in time, and keeps his people ver ... y enthusiastic in the projects he leads.
Kathleen Carley
Founder and CEO, Carley Technologies. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad. Harvard grad.
he is innovative, energetic, understands the technology and the human desires
Peter Alau
Business Development, Apportable. Previously Consultant/Advisor, Alau Consulting.
Connected, respected, and one of the lynch-pins of the industry.
Randy Brown
Vice President, Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates, ARA. Previously Director of Technology, Virtual Heroes.
Leader in graphics technology for many years, excellent connector, and supporter/visionary of many organizations pushing exciting technologi ... es forward.

Anshul Dhawan
They're my professor  •  Product Lead - Analytics/Machine Learning @Zynga. Co-Founder @TheSchoolOfGames
Anshul is awesome! He is driven, amazingly verbal & knows exactly what next needs to be done. I recommend him highly!!!

Barry Jenkins, CEO & Founder
They're my advisor  •  Founder & CEO, Primal Space Systems, Inc. Harvard grad.
Barry has a great drive, a clear plan & a high energy level!

Eshan Mathur
They're my advisor  •  Designer-Programmer, Disney Mobile. Previously Software Engineer, unofficially Designer-Programmer, Disney Mobile. University of Southern Califo
He is one of the best EVER graduates of USC's prestigious Games Program. Whatever Eshan is doing, it is bound to be great!

Benjamin Bharier
They're my advisor  •  Senior Game Designer, Industrial Toys. Previously Level Designer, Industrial Toys. University of Southern California grad.
Ben is an awesome game designer and a very strong candidate to be Lead Game Designer at a startup.